Cosell’s Coaching Tape: Week Eight 11/2/09 Notes

RAVENS OFFENSE V. BRONCOS DEFENSE

The no huddle was a significant feature of the Ravens offensive game plan, but they still substituted based on down and distance, which then allowed the Broncos to match up from a personnel standpoint
Broncos do a lot with Dumervil; They moved him around the defense not only from side to side, but he also aligned at times at MLB in the nickel package
Ravens base offensive personnel in their “21” package had Rice as the feature back and McClain as the FB
In the 3 step and 5 step drop pass game, plus shotgun in which the ball was designed to come out quickly, the Ravens had LT Gaither block Dumervil one-on-one – That matchup favored the Ravens all game
Rookie CB Smith was the Broncos nickel corner, aligned inside over the slot; Williams also played nickel corner, and he was targeted by the Ravens on Washington’s 3rd + 5 catch in the third quarter
The no huddle was effective for [...]

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